Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Another Kebbi pilgrim and wife of LG chairman dies in Saudi Arabia


A woman pilgrim, identified as Hajia Rashida Yusuf Musa, wife of the Executive Chairman of Shanga Local Government, Aminu Muhammad Arziki, has died in Saudi Arabia.

Daily Sun gathered that she died on Sunday afternoon, after completing her hajj exercise.

Three pilgrims from Kebbi State died while performing this year’s hajj, last week.


The three pilgrims were identified as Sani Haruna Zuru, an Islamic cleric, Fati Adamu Fakkai and Adamu Liman Zuru. They were from Argungu and Zuru Local Government Areas of the state.

A member of state Amir Hajj delegation, Dr Hali Bala, who announced their deaths, on behalf of the chairman of the Kebbi State Pilgrim Welfare Agency, Alhaji Bala Musa Sakaba, said two of the pilgrims died at the hospital, in Mecca, where they were treated when they took ill.

Bala condoled with families and people of the local government areas over the death of the pilgrims.

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